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Top stories in Mississippi January 30, 2013

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JACKSON, Ms., (KNOE 8 News) - Here are four stories happening in Mississippi for January 30, 2013.

A large storm system packing high winds and rain caused some building damaged and knocked down trees and power lines in North Mississippi. No injuries have been reported.

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - With more than 50 vessels idling on the water for a fourth day, authorities say they still don't know when they will be able to reopen a stretch of the Mississippi River. It's been closed due to an oil spill near Vicksburg.

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) - A past president of the Parent Teacher Association at Singing River Elementary School has been arrested on a charge that she embezzled thousands of dollars from the group. A police spokesman says 41-year-old Sue Cunningham was arrested on a felony charge of embezzlement.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Southaven Mayor Greg Davis' civil trial in Jackson has been continued until May, but there are discussions that the judge in the case has urged both sides to settle the matter before then. A Hinds County chancellor called attorneys for both sides into his chambers for a closed-door meeting at the end of a hearing yesterday.

 

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